Summary of Visiting Authors for Schools

Summary of Visiting Authors for Schools

AVAILABLE AUTHORS These authors are looking for schools to visit. Please click on their name for further information.

Each link includes info on the date of the author visit, about the author, about the book they're promoting, the length and topic of their presentation, their desired school type and grades they'd like to speak with, their AV needs, and order form info. Please make sure you can accommodate them, including all of their request/needs, that your school isn't testing or out on school break that day, etc. BEFORE requesting to host them. To request an author, please email Kristen Gilligan. To remind you, this is what an Author Visit is all about.



Ashley Evanson: Flexible dates Elementary School, grades K-2


Heather Preusser: Flexible dates Elementary School, grades K-2


Jonathan Fenske: Flexible dates Elementary School, grades K-2/3

Carrie Jones: Thursday, May 4 AND Friday, May 5 Elementary School, grades 3-6


Todd Fahnestock: Flexible dates. Elementary School, grades 3-6

Jessica Brody: Flexible dates. Upper Elementary, grades 5-6 OR Middle School, grades 6-8 OR High School

Emily Hainsworth: Flexible dates. Middle School/High School


Len Vlahos: Flexible dates. High School


Scott Bergstrom: Flexible dates. High School


Brenna Yovanoff: Flexible dates. High School



ALREADY CONFIRMED and no longer available

Ellen Hopkins: Monday, January 23, 2017 High School

Aimée Carter: Monday, February 13, 2017. Elementary School, grades 3-6

Jason Reynolds: Friday, February 24, 2017 Middle School

Brendan Kiely: Friday, February 24, 2017 High School

Judd Winick: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Elementary School, grades 3-6

Sean Connolly: Monday, March 6, 2017 Elementary School/Middle School, grades 4-7

Jen Calonita: Tuesday, March 7 Elementary School, grades 3-6

Jessica Day George: Wednesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 9 Elementary School, grades 3-5

Paul Tobin: Thursday, March 9 Elementary School, grades 3-6 

Kate T. Parker: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Middle School

Kwame Alexander: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Elementary School, grades K-2Adam Rubin (as in Dragons Love Tacos!): Wednesday, May 3 Elementary Schools, PICTURE BOOK

Estelle Laure: Estelle will be here during the week of March 20-24 (She's not available Wed 3/22.) Middle School/High School

Tania Del Rio & Will Staehle: Friday, March 24 Upper Elementary/Middle School, grades 5-8

James Hannibal: Tuesday, March 21 - Friday, March 24; Elementary and middle schools; grades 3-7

Raymond Arroyo: EITHER Tuesday, April 4 OR Wednesday, April 5 Elementary School, grades 3-7

Margaret Stohl: Thursday, April 6 High School

Melanie Crowder: Early May Elementary School, grades 3-6

Christopher Paolini: Monday, May 8 Elementary School, grades 4-5

Kate Beasley: Monday, May 15: Elementary schools, grades 3-6